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Entries in Editorial (9)

Monday
Jun112012

Guest Editorial: Dr. John R. Liu

By Dr. John R. Liu, Managing Partner, Eastside Pediatric Dental Group

It has been over four months since we dropped out as members of Washington Dental Service. I have to admit, it has hurt our bottom line significantly as former patients choose to leave and seek dental care

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Thursday
May312012

SNACKING OURSELVES SICK — Editorial · Dr. Mary Jennings, Editor, WSDA News

   A few months ago, I was surprised to find myself assigned to the ADA Task Force on Childhood Nutrition. I was surprised because while I know as much about nutrition as the next dentist, I find it difficult to put my

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Thursday
Apr192012

Hidden Losses: Workplace theft is more common than you might imagine. How to protect your practice.

By Alan Wicks, General Counsel to WSDA

Businesses of nearly every size and kind have an inherent exposure to financial loss due to employee dishonesty. Dentists are not immune. In fact, there are some characteristics of dental practices which might add to the risk. These include: small staffs with limited oversight or review; broad authority often delegated to a single individual; the large volume of relatively small transactions; and very busy practitioners. 

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Tuesday
Nov302010

I am…disappointed · Editorial by Dr. Mary Jennings

I have been irritated with the Kellogg Foundation since this whole DHAT thing in Alaska started. Why would a foundation worth eight billion dollars originally seeded

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